Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

RALEIGH — I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain...

November 13th, 2017 |  


School board can lead by getting out of way

The surprise would have been had the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County and the county Board of Commissioners on Thursday put...

November 11th, 2017 updated: November 11th, 2017. |  


Time again to thank our vets

Time again to thank our vets

America is the greatest nation on Earth because of the freedoms and liberties afforded to all of our citizens. Yet all too often, we are guilty of tak...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Siblings upset by criticism of UNCP’s use of Brayboy for honor

To the Editor,This letter is in response to an earlier submission entitled “Descendent upset with name change for honor at UNCP”. Clearly,...

November 10th, 2017 updated: November 10th, 2017. |  


Landfill competition is healthy

Landfill competition is healthy

North Carolina House Bill 56 got a lot of press earlier this fall when the General Assembly overrode the governor’s veto of the legislation. But...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Through Coaching and Culture, UNCP athletics outperforming competition

Through Coaching and Culture, UNCP athletics outperforming competition

I have so much pride for what is going on across a number of our athletics programs right now, not just with the competitive outcomes, but with HOW we...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Descendent upset with name change for honor at UNCP

To the Editor,Let’s make institutions of higher education care about facts again.The history of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke beg...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Republicans go down in NC

Republicans go down in NC

That loud sound you heard Tuesday night was Republicans in North Carolina gulping nervously as the election returns from across the state and across t...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Judge says criticism of low bond includes erroneous info

To the Editor,I write in response to the letter from Patty Jones which appeared in this space on Nov.3, 2017. I fully accept criticism as a part of th...

November 8th, 2017 |  


NC needs civil, curious leaders

NC needs civil, curious leaders

RALEIGH — If you are involved in politics and public policy in North Carolina, I have some unwelcome news: Lots of North Carolinians are dissati...

November 8th, 2017 |